Saturday, August 27, 2011
Bass and kids
The ease with which a person can catch bass on a spinning rod is shocking. Buy a couple of five foot ultra light rods, some blue fox spinners and jigs, add the pudding river (local warm water spot) and it comes together in a hurry. Been out three times with the kids. We carry three spinning rods (one each...sorry, but helping a five and six year old while fly casting is tough) and we catch small bass. Lots of them. First time out, we caught four (I hooked them all). Second time, we hooked about fifteen with the kids pulling their weight by slow rolling jigs along the bottom. Tonight, JJ and I landed eight. Nothing huge, mostly dinky smallmouth but they are great fun for the kids with those ultra light rods. We caught two largemouth too...not bad fish a five and six year olds. The most important part...the kids are having a blast.